Patent Number: 6,311,274

Title: Network alert handling system and method

Abstract: A system and method for alert handling on a network. An alert setup message is received from a originator. The alert data structure includes an alert data structure. If the alert data structure is determined to be authentic, then the alert data structure is processed. If the alert data structure is not determined to be authentic, it can be determined to be invalid. An alert occurrence message that includes an authenticated alert payload is received. If the alert payload is determined to be authentic, then the alert payload is processed. If the alert payload is determined not to be authentic, then the alert payload is determined to be invalid. An authentic alert payload can be processed to cause an alert action to be performed.

Inventors: Day; Michael David (American Fork, UT)

Assignee: Intel Corporation

International Classification: G06F 21/00 (20060101); G06F 015/177 ()

Expiration Date: 10/30/2018